After the release of some blockbuster hits, the year 2015 is ending on a good note for Malayalam entertainment industry. Now, the audience is awaiting the release of some of the highly anticipated movies of their favourite actors of the industry that are set to hit screens in 2016.

Mammootty's "Puthiya Niyamam", Mohanlal's "Pulimurugan", Prithviraj Sukumaran's "Pavada", "Darvinte Parinamam", Nivin Pauly's "Action Hero Biju", "Jacobinte Swargarajyam", Dulquer Salmaan's "Kali" are some of the much awaited Malayalam films of the year.

Puthiya Niyamam

After "Bhaskar The Rascal", megastar Mammootty and Nayantara have joined hands for AK Sajan's family entertainer "Puthiya Niyamam" in the roles of Adv. Louis Pothen and Vasuki. The official teaser of the movie will be released on 1 January, 2016.


Mohanlal's highly anticipated project "Pulimurugan", directed by Vysakh, is expected to hit screens in the beginning of 2016. The film also has Kamalini Mukherjee, Jagapati Babu and Suraj Venjaramoodu in pivotal roles.


Director G. Marthandan's "Pavada", starring Prithviraj Sukumaran, Anoop Menon, Maniyanpilla Raju in the main roles is one of the much awaited movies of the year. The movie, which went on floors in August, is expected to hit theatres soon.


Dulquer Salmaan and Sai Pallavi's upcoming film, directed by Sameer Thahir, has been tentatively titled "Kali". The movie has been in news since the time it went on floors and is one of the anticipated projects of the year.

Action Hero Biju

Nivin Pauly has become one of the top young actors of the Malayalam industry and he will next be seen in a fresh avatar of a police officer in the upcoming movie "Action Hero Biju". It is the second outing of Abrid Shine and Nivin after their blockbuster movie "1983" and the film has already raised the expectations of the audience.

Monsoon Mangoes

Director Abi Varghese's "Monsoon Mangoes" has Fahadh Faasil, Vijay Razz, Iswarya Menon, Nandu, Tovino Thomas, Vinay Forrt, Sanju Sivaram, Jacob Gregory, Thampi Antony, Josekutty V and Sajini Sachariah in significant roles. The movie, which is expected to be a full-on comedy entertainer by the New York-based filmmaker will hit the screens soon.

Jacobinte Swargarajyam

Vineeth Sreenivasan upcoming directorial venture "Jacobinte Swargarajyam" has Nivin Pauly and Sreenath Bhasi in the main roles. The film is expected to do good business at the box office as the team – Nivin, Vineethm Aju – has earlier proved to be a successful combo with movies "Malarvadi Arts Club", "Thattathin Marayathu", and "Oru Vadakkan Selfie".

Darvinte Parinamam

Director Jijo Antony's upcoming movie "Darvinte Parinamam" has Prithviraj and Chandini Sreedharan in the lead roles. It is expected to hit screens in the first half of 2016.

Adi Kapyare Kootamani 2

After getting good responses for Dhyan Sreenivasan, Aju Varghese, Neeraj Madhav and Namitha Pramod starrer "Adi Kapyare Kootamani",  the makers have announced the sequel of the comedy entertainer, which is scheduled to hit the theatres in 2016.

Apart from these, Mammootty and Huma Qureshi's "White", Prithviraj's "Beautiful Game", "Aadujeevitham", Dulquer's untitled flick with Rajeev Ravi and Asif Ali's "Driver on Duty" are also expected to be released in the second half of 2016.